Other ID: 66
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Key Largo, Florida Keys, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine the bearing capacity of calcarenites in various environments and under differing energy regimes; measure current velocities for analysis of sediment scour susceptibility.
Start Date: 1978-09-18
End Date: 1978-09-25
Equipment Used: In-situ Cone Penetrometer
Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Samples: 21.
Staff: James S. Booth, Ronald C. Circe, Richard Farrow
Notes: Original Center People field contained: USGS-Corpus Christi: Jim Booth - Ch. Sci., Ronald C. Circe, Quenton Dokken, Richard Farrow, Jack Kindinger.
Booth, J.S., Farrow, Richard A., Wiley, George N., and Circe, Ronald C., 1982, Determination and analysis of bearing capacity of calcarenites off the Florida Keys: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 82-309, 17 p. URL: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr82309.